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What does Kaden mean?

Kaden Pronunciation of Kaden as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kaden is "companion". Also possibly refers to a swamp in Old German, or to an Old English word meaning "round". Mainly used as a modern name with many variations. See also Cade and Kade.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, swamp (meadow), old, modern


VARIANTS Caden, Caidan, Caiden, Caidin, Caidon, Caydan, Cayden, Caydin, Caydon, Kadan, Kadin, Kadon, Kaidan, Kaiden, Kaidin, Kaidon, Kaydan, Kayden, Kaydin, Kaydon


(male) Keden, ..

(female) Katan, ..

Kaden Jair (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kaden?

Kaden is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#40465 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kaden was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #92 in the U.S. in 2006, and is presently at #220. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaden name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaden outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Kayden (#97 LAST YEAR), Kaiden (#138), Caden (#237), Cayden (#251), Caiden (#348), Kade (#355), Cade (#385), Kadin, Kaidan, Kaydin and Kaydon are the popular variation forms of Kaden (#220) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Kayde, are uncommon. These relations of Kaden were favored as birth names in the year 2009 (ADOPTION OF 1%) and are almost as popular today (ADOPTION 0.8%, 20%). Cade has been the most popular choice, though Kayden is currently the most fashionable, while Kadin is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaden, Cade, Caden, Caiden, Cayden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kade, Kadin, Kaidan, Kaiden, Kayden in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaydin, Kaydon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaden, Kaiden, Kayden outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaden is pronounced similarly to Cadan, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Kadeen, Kadyn and Kaeden. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aden, Arden, Auden, Ayden, Boden, Braden, Camden, Carden, Dagen, Dalen, Damen, Daren, Eaden, Eagen, Eiden, Elden, Galen, Garen, Haden, Hagen, Harden, Haven, Hayden, Hazen, Jacen, Jaden, Jaiden, Jalen, Jaren, Jayden, Kadar, Kadeem, Kadir, Kael, Kagan, Kagen, Kain, Kairn, Kale, Kalen, Kaley, Kamden, Kamdon, Kane, Kannen, Kanon, Karmen, Kasee, Kasey, Kason, Keen, Ken, Keven, Laken, Landen, Malden, Marden, Naren, Ogden, Paden, Paten, Raven, Ryden, Saxen, Taren, Valen, Varden and Walden. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaden.

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